UNLV: A former transfer who enters her second year with the Rebel program ... A hurdler who also will compete in the sprint events.
2009: Ran in four indoor meets and eight outdoor meets ... Finished fifth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.96 at the Lumberjack Invitational to open the indoor season ... Also added a season-best time of 26.48 in the 200 meters ... Finished seventh in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.10 at the Mountain Ts Invitational ... Turned in a season-best time of 8.89 in the 60-meter hurdles at the MWC Indoor Championships ... Got off to a fast start in the outdoor season, finishing third in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.45 and ninth in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:09.45 at the UNLV Classic ... Came in eighth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.42 at the Willie Williams Classic ... Also turned in a season-best time of 12.32 in the 100 meters at the meet ... Finished sixth in the 100-meter hurdles (14.46) and also had a season-best time in the 200 meters (25.61) at the Pomona Pitzer Invitational ... Finished ninth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.29 at the Long Beach Invitational ... Capped her year by placing eighth in the 100-meter hurdles with a season-best time of 13.90 at the MWC Outdoor Championships.
Baylor: Competed for three years at Baylor of the Big 12 Conference.
High School: Graduated in 2005 from Lamar HS in Houston, Texas ... A four-year letterwinner in track and field for the Redskins ... Finished second in the state in the 300-meter hurdles as a senior ... Also finished fourth as a junior and seventh as a sophomore in that event at the state meet ... Set the school record in the 300-meter hurdles ... Also participated on the Wings track club in Houston.
Personal: Rachael Elisabeth Long ... Born on Oct. 11, 1986, in Houston, TX ... The daughter of Melanie and Cornelius Long ... Has a sister, Sara, and a brother, Cornelius ... Enjoys reading, writing, volunteer work and coaching ... Majoring in sociology.